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Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 54,135
Posted By Markaso del Norte
:lurk I need my picture fix Lex!

:lurk I need my picture fix Lex!
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 54,135
Posted By Markaso del Norte
Looks like the East Cape road? How was the Vee on...

Looks like the East Cape road? How was the Vee on that sand?
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 54,135
Posted By Markaso del Norte
Oh man I am so envious! Great pictures, can't...

Oh man I am so envious! Great pictures, can't wait to read about your trip.
My new Dl650 will be taking me into Mexico next year.:clap
Forum: Americas 01-15-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 10,849
Posted By Markaso del Norte
Hey thanks for the tips Where2next. I will be...

Hey thanks for the tips Where2next. I will be using my soft bags for the trip to Baja. I will be sticking to the "improved" roads, just don't want to ride pavement all the time. Sand will be the...
Forum: Americas 01-12-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 10,849
Posted By Markaso del Norte
I was planning a trip down Baja and over on ferry...

I was planning a trip down Baja and over on ferry from La Paz to Mazatlan for March 2015. Now I thinking that's over a year away, and I'm itching to get away this spring. I can probably get a month...
Forum: Canada 01-08-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,894
Posted By Markaso del Norte
I ride all year round here in balmy Victoria, BC....

I ride all year round here in balmy Victoria, BC. I try to avoid the ice though, the rear Heidenau K60 is getting a little worn out:evil
My Girl and I rode Christmas day, and New years day. She was...
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 15,650
Posted By Markaso del Norte
Thanks for sharing this trip and pictures, your...

Thanks for sharing this trip and pictures, your photos have held up well.
Most of us would never venture on a trip like that with a high mileage bike:eek1 Inspirational.
Truly an adventure!
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 26,543
Posted By Markaso del Norte
Hey Booger, Great RR man! Lovin all the photos...

Hey Booger,
Great RR man! Lovin all the photos on your travels. I am planning a trip down Baja, across to The mainland, to copper canyon etc... for next winter, or at the very latest winter 2015....
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,753
Posted By Markaso del Norte
Thumb Thanks for the RR Don! I enjoyed you photos,...

Thanks for the RR Don! I enjoyed you photos, especially Spain, and Morocco.
I would love to be able to do a trip by bike to Morocco. I have been to Spain, and Portugal in a car, And remember the...
Forum: Canada 05-12-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 853
Views: 68,574
Posted By Markaso del Norte
Hey, another south Island rider here. I ride a...

Hey, another south Island rider here. I ride a 2007 Dl650. I try to pretend I have a dual sport, But I usually find my bikes off road limits on off shoots of logging roads.:D I love to get away from...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-12-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 32,432
Posted By Markaso del Norte
I know where that is, was there last week on my...

I know where that is, was there last week on my Vstrom:evil
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-16-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,009
Posted By Markaso del Norte
Wow

Wow, great story, this should be in ride reports! I cant wait to read the rest of the story.:lurk
Forum: Beasts 04-02-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3,581
Views: 646,992
Posted By Markaso del Norte
My 2007 wee!

I have 50,000km on my 2007 wee! I bought her new from the local Suzuki dealer. Farkled out with the basics for ADV touring. Synthetic oil keeps the motor happy. I replaced the front wheel bearing...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,278
Posted By Markaso del Norte
Hey there, I am enjoying your RR! I have a 2007...

Hey there, I am enjoying your RR! I have a 2007 DL650. I plan on riding it down to Baja next spring. I was just down in San Jose Del Cabo for a week. My wife and I rented a jeep for a couple of days,...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,551
Posted By Markaso del Norte
Hey Paramud, Thanks for the feedback!. I will...

Hey Paramud,
Thanks for the feedback!. I will try to get back up north, in a couple of summers!
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,551
Posted By Markaso del Norte
Hey HP, thanks for the positive feedback! I...

Hey HP,
thanks for the positive feedback! I have been wanting to do this rr for a while. writing it brings back all the good times. I cant wait to do some more long trips, its addictive! I want to...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,551
Posted By Markaso del Norte
It start the final morning of my trip, with the...

It start the final morning of my trip, with the last of my coffee, and pack up and hit the road. I plan on taking my time today. I had ridden from here back home a few years prior, on my Triumph...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,551
Posted By Markaso del Norte
I awake to morning in Fort St John. I can still...

I awake to morning in Fort St John. I can still smell gas, smells like propane. Turns out its the first day of hunting season, which explains why I was lucky to find a campsite last night.
After a...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,551
Posted By Markaso del Norte
I woke up to a cold morning, but the sun was...

I woke up to a cold morning, but the sun was again out, it was going to be another stellar day:D I recall hearing what turned out to be a young moose calling out to its mother in the night. It was an...
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,551
Posted By Markaso del Norte
Day Ten Starts off with another sunny day:D man...

Day Ten Starts off with another sunny day:D man have I been lucky with the weather this trip. I have only had one and a half days of rain.
I grab a shower in the new facilities at the Six Mile river...
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,551
Posted By Markaso del Norte
Day nine starts off with me shivering inside my...

Day nine starts off with me shivering inside my warm sleeping bag. It was a cold night, but I pulled my sleeping bag up over my head, and slept with my thermal under layer on.
I pulled my self out...
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,551
Posted By Markaso del Norte
Yes the weather was good up there, the forecast...

Yes the weather was good up there, the forecast was changing to rain up Inuvik, one of the reasons I didnt want to ride up there on my own.
I know, I talked myself out of it.:cry
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,551
Posted By Markaso del Norte
Thumb Thanks for the replies, I am looking forward to...

Thanks for the replies, I am looking forward to doing this ride over again, only taking more time.
Camera used is a Panasonic DMC-series with a 20x optical lens.
Plan to make this trip happen, It...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,551
Posted By Markaso del Norte
Day eight starts off with a shower for me and the...

Day eight starts off with a shower for me and the Wee. I let the dew dry off the tent before packing up. back into Dawson for breakfast, at a bakery cafe. They mass produce breakfast sandwiches, that...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,551
Posted By Markaso del Norte
Hey Yukon tracker, Thanks! I appreciate the...

Hey Yukon tracker, Thanks! I appreciate the feedback. I checked out your website, and like it on facebook. Looks really good. I will pass on the word about your tour company.
Good to hear there is...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,551
Posted By Markaso del Norte
Hey Sunday rider your welcome! its fun to relive...

Hey Sunday rider your welcome! its fun to relive the adventure! Doing this ride report brings all the memories back. Even the four legged hoofed creature that attacked me in my tent. I had forgotten...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,551
Posted By Markaso del Norte
day seven Beaver Creek Yukon to Dawson city.

Day seven I awake to see this;:D
http://markasodelnorte.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Victoria-to-Alaska-Yukon-and/i-mX8FHdC/0/L/P1000378-L.jpg

Outside the tent the sun is shining, and I know its going...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,551
Posted By Markaso del Norte
Bluhduh In the morning, I crawled out of my tent to find...

In the morning, I crawled out of my tent to find the high winds had done no damage, other than a few more rips in the tarp structure over head. The skies were still grey and gloomy. Maybe I would be...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,551
Posted By Markaso del Norte
Day five I awake, and peak out side the tent to...

Day five I awake, and peak out side the tent to wee what the weather is like, The campground host told me they were expecting three days of rain. I figured I would get of this area, and hopefully...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,551
Posted By Markaso del Norte
I had a restless sleep this night, lots of...

I had a restless sleep this night, lots of wildlife, wolves, coyotes, and who knows what else was out there howling in the night.
We awoke early, and were all happy to be alive:D
Dan, Steven, and...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,551
Posted By Markaso del Norte
Thanks HPtuner!

Thanks HPtuner!
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,551
Posted By Markaso del Norte
Laugh I left off on the ferry from Nanaimo to the...

I left off on the ferry from Nanaimo to the mainland. The trip was good, it was a beautiful day, and getting warm early. My trip started during the hottest part of the summer. The scenery is really...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,551
Posted By Markaso del Norte
Thanks for the replies! I had to shut down last...

Thanks for the replies! I had to shut down last night, I was up to late!
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,551
Posted By Markaso del Norte
Victoria BC to Yukon, Alaska, and back

Hi All,
I have decided to finally post my trip report, which was up to Northern BC, Yukon, and Alaska, summer 2012.
I had planned on doing this months ago, but life gets in the way. And...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 177,175
Posted By Markaso del Norte
Thumb I have been following your ride report for the...

I have been following your ride report for the last few days, finally caught up. I live in the northwest, and can relate to trying to explain where Victoria, on Vancouver Island is!
When I split up...
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 108,803
Posted By Markaso del Norte
Hi Anjinsan, I have been reading your trip ...

Hi Anjinsan,
I have been reading your trip report for several days. I am enjoying the pictures, and narration! I am happy to see your 07 Vstrom doing so well. I have the non Abs version 07 Dl650....
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 41,703
Posted By Markaso del Norte
Talking I think those trees are amazing. I had no idea...

I think those trees are amazing. I had no idea there were trees that large in Mexico.! I know what I am going to do to support my self while riding through Mexico. I am going to attach one of those...
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 41,703
Posted By Markaso del Norte
Great ride report! I am really liking your route,...

Great ride report! I am really liking your route, and your pictures. Keep up the great work! (somebody has to do it)! I hope to be doing a similar trip in a year!:lurk
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 60,444
Posted By Markaso del Norte
Thumb Hi Bubbletron, I am at home in rainy Victoria,...

Hi Bubbletron,
I am at home in rainy Victoria, BC, Canada.
Your RR, and Ulyses RR, are getting me through a dreary January.Keep safe and have a great and memorable ride!
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,865
Posted By Markaso del Norte
2 KLRs

Hey Steven, Great trip report. Its cool to be in someones trip report after reading so many! I made it home from my excursion up north. I will try to do a trip report as soon as I have time. It was...
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